The Salty Monk
“Gentle modern British food in a former salt house” - AA Inspector
Our Inspector's View
The name is not a reference to a seafaring friar, but rather to the building's 16th-century role as a store for the salt that the monks traded at Exeter Cathedral. The Garden Room restaurant makes a smart yet understated backdrop for the unpretentious cooking.
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Facilities – at a glance
- Seats: 30
- Private dining available
- On-site parking available
- Wheelchair accessible
- Steps for wheelchair: 1
- Accessible toilets
- Assist dogs welcome
- Dinner served from: 6.30
- Dinner served until: 9
- Wines under £30: 47
- Wines over £30:
- Wines by the glass: 14
- Cuisine style: Modern British
- Vegetarian menu
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About The area
With magnificent coastlines, two historic cities and the world-famous Dartmoor National Park, Devon sums up all that is best about the British landscape. For centuries it has been a fashionable and much loved holiday destination – especially south Devon’s glorious English Riviera.
Close to the English Riviera lies Dartmoor, one of the south-west’s most spectacular landscapes. The National Park, which contains Dartmoor, covers 365 square miles and includes many fascinating geological features – isolated granite tors and two summits exceeding 2,000 feet among them.
Not surprisingly, in Dartmoor the walking opportunities are enormous. Cycling in the two National Parks is also extremely popular and there is a good choice of off-road routes taking you to the heart of Dartmoor and Exmoor. Devon’s towns and cities offer stimulating alternatives to the rigours of the countryside.
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